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Human remains found in Eckles Township; person arrested

ECKLES TOWNSHIP -- The remains of at least one person were recently located in Eckles Township, prompting officials to arrest a person of interest. Both the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are in...

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ECKLES TOWNSHIP -- The remains of at least one person were recently located in Eckles Township, prompting officials to arrest a person of interest.

Both the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the situation, according to a press release issued Tuesday evening.

There is no threat to the public.

Little is known about the investigation. The statement said the agencies are investigating “what is believed to be a crime scene.” The victim has not been identified.

In addition to the Sheriff’s Office and the BCA, the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office is also assisting with the investigation.

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Eckles Township is located northwest of Bemidji, just beyond the regional airport.

Check back here for more on this developing story.

 

 

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